The Lion of England is the first in a series of ten designs in our Queen’s Beasts bullion range. The coins each depict one of The Queen’s Beasts, reimagined by Royal Mint Coin Designer Jody Clark. Jody also created the definitive coinage portrait of The Queen to appear on United Kingdom coins.

The background for this range comes from the coronation of Her Majesty The Queen, where ten heraldic beasts stood guard, The Queen’s Beasts, sculpted by James Woodford RA for the coronation ceremony.

The coins will each depict one of The Queen’s Beasts, reimagined by Royal Mint Coin Designer Jody Clark. Jody also created the latest definitive coinage portrait of The Queen to appear on United Kingdom coins.

Key Points:

  • Struck to bullion standard
  • One troy ounce of 999.9 fine gold (24 carat)
  • The first in a series of ten designs that will celebrate each of The Queen's Beasts
  • VAT free for non VAT registered private individuals
  • Exempt from capital gains tax for UK residents
  • Individually packaged in a single coin capsule

Specification

The Queen's Beasts 2016 The Lion 1 oz Gold Bullion Coin

Specification Value
Denomination £100
Alloy 999 Fine Gold
Diameter 32.69mm
Reverse Designer Jody Clark
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
Specification Value
Quality Bullion
Year 2016
Pure Metal Type Gold
Pure Metal Content 1 Troy Oz
Fineness 999.9
Packaging Single Coin Capsule

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